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Table of Contents
    Register today for Cleveland Cyber Law conference
        Page 1
    Montpellier meeting Thursday
        Page 2
    UF Athletic Hall of Fame inducts three with law school links
        Page 3
    Conference on legal and policy issues in the Americas
        Page 4
    McDonald named PMI finalist
        Page 5
    Support your LEXIS reps
        Page 6
    Fire Marshall-mandated sprinkler installation starts
        Page 7
    College of Law calendar
        Page 8
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SUNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 23 April 2, 2001

Inside
Student Register Today for Cleveland Workplace Law Presentation
Organization Cyber Law Conference Roger Quillen, managing partner of the Atlanta
Election Students must register today to participate in the headquarters of Fisher & Phillips, will speak on
Results (2) Second Annual Cyber Law Recruitment Conference "The Changing Face of Workplace Law," Tuesday
August 17, at the Sheraton Cleveland City Centre (April 3), 6:30 p.m., Faculty Dining Room. The
UF Athletic Hall of Hotel. Hosted by Case Westem Reserve University presentation will include a question-and-answer
Fame Inducts School of Law, the conference will bring together session and will be followed by a reception hosted
Three with Law employers and students to interview for positions in by the Labor and Employment Law Association. For
School Links (3) cyber law, e-commerce, and other technology-based information: Amy Rogers, arogers@ufl.edu,
Mandated practice areas. Employers prescreen all resumes and 372.9259.
select students they wish to interview. Students will
Sprinkler System be notified at least one month prior to the conference IPTLA Meeting Wednesday
Installation (7)if they have ben selected for interviews. The Intellectual Property and Technology Law
To register, complete a student registration form Association will meet Wednesday (April 4), 5:20
from Career Services and retum it by today (April p.m., Cafeteria. All interested students are invited.
Next ss u e 2). Information can be found on the Cyber Law Web
Levin College of Law site: lawwww.cwru.edu/cyberLaw/CyberHome.html. Oral Argument Seminar
a leader in latest U.S. Second-semester students apprehensive about
News & WorldReport Westlaw Training App. Ad. Orals are invited to the Moot Court Team's
rankings. Westlaw Legal Research and Writing (Continuedpage 2)
Information on training begins today (April 2) in the
Diversity Consultant Bruton-Geer computer lab. Westlaw will
John Sand's report. also hold Summer Associate and Judicial
Coverage of the Clerkship classes starting Tuesday
College's recent (April 3). Date and times:
Symposium on Summer Associate: Tuesday (April 3),
Intellectual Property, 9:10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.; Thursday,
Development and 11:30 a.m.; Friday, 10:20 a.m.
Human Rights; the Judicial Clerkship: Friday (April 6),
Black Law Students 10:20 a.m.
Association 12th Sign-up sheets will be outside the
Annual Alumni Bruton-Geer lab. If you have completed
Reunion Weekend/ both certificate classes and not yet
30th Anniversary received your Westlaw Achievement Dean-Student 'Brown Ba '
Celebration, and the Certificate, see a Westlaw student Dean Jon Mills (right) met with students and Associate
7th Annual Public representative. Dean for Student Affairs Gail Sasnett (second from left) at a
Interest Toastmasters Brown Bag luncheon in the Cafeteria March 22. Students are
Environmental encouraged to share views and/or concems with the dean at
Conference Toastmasters will meet today (April 2) these informal, regularly-scheduled luncheons. Final 'Brown
and Monday, April 9, 5 p.m., 190B Bag" of the semester will be Tuesday (April 3), 11:30 a.m.,
Holland Hall. The April 9 meeting will Cafeteria. Cookies provided.
also feature officer elections.
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(Announcements, from page 1) (4) Must not have previously received this loan
Library News Oral Argument Seminar Thursday (April 5), 5:20 during the current academic year.
If you are unsure p.m., 190C Holland Hall. They will review tech- Within one week of submitting a completed
whether Westlaw or niques of oral argument and answer any questions request form, University Financial Services will mail
LEXIS-Nexis has the you might have. For information: Jon Gatto, a loan application to your local address as it is listed
information you are look- jgatto@ufl.edu. on ISIS. Completed applications must be returned to
ing for, try searching University Financial Services at S-107 Criser Hall.
online directories that Montpellier Meeting Thursday See Financial Aid Director Trish Varnes in Student
these services provide. Students participating in the Summer Law Study Affairs for details on how this loan will affect your
No password needed. To Program in Montpellier must attend a mandatory summer financial aid.
access Westlaw directory, pre-departure meeting Thursday (April 5), 12:40
go to p.m., 190A Holland Hall. Items to be discussed Apply for Small Group Advisor
http://directory.westlaw. include housing, travel, courses and other Students interested in becoming a Small Group
com. For LEXIS-Nexis, Montpellier-related information. For information: Advisor should obtain an application from the JMBA
go to http://www. Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro, Office and retum it by Friday (April 6). All appli-
lexis- nexis.com/lncc/ 392.0421. cants must be available to attend a meeting August
literature/directory. 15. (Applicants who have not previously served as
(Acrobat Reader Spring Semester Long Term advisors must sign up for an interview in the JMBA
required). Emergency Loans Office.) For information: Kirsten Grauer,
Note: I apologize Application request forms for the spring Lewis krislg@ufl.edu.
about the confusion a few
Memorial Long Term Emergency Loans ($500) are
weeks ago conceming the available in Student Affairs and will be accepted 'Babies and Bunnies'
Matthew Bender through April 20. Eligibility requirements are: Bring a smile to a young child's face with
"Understand g"oy be (1) Must have at least a 2.00 GPA and registered for "Babies and Bunnies." All types of infant supplies
his datbase can ony beat leas 12 credit hours are needed for the children of Pleasant Place a
accessed at teinschool (2) Must have a co-signer who is "financially stable," home for teen moms and their babies. Collection is
side the law school. not a student or spouse, and not retired, semi- at the JMBA Office through Friday, April 13. For
llChristopher retired or unemployed information and/or a list of specific items, visit the
Vallandingham, JMBA Office.
Reference (3) Must be attending summer 2001 semester at UF J A Oice.
brarian, (no study abroad). (Announcements continue page 4)
Librarian,
Legal Information
Center

Student Organization Election Results

John Marshall Bar Association Law College Council
President: Samantha Schosberg President: Marlyne Maalouf
Vice President-Social: Lynn Alfano Vice President: Run-off
Vice President-Student Affairs: Chris Hand between Nicole McLaren and Wade Vose
Secretary: Ted Hutchinson Secretary: John Gihon
Treasurer: Leslie Press Treasurer: Rebecca Matteson

American Bar Association-
Leadership Training Tonight Student Division
New leaders are invited to a leadership President: Don Londeree
training session tonight (April 2) for all new Vice President: Kerri Sass
officials, including representatives, ofABA, Secretary: Amanda Kunz
LCC, JMBA and the Honor Committee, 5:30- Treasurer: Jen Jones
6:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room (off the
cafeteria). Honor Committee
(To be announced when available.)

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UF Athletic Hall of Fame Inducts Three with Law School Links Student
Support Group
Forming
Among the nine inductees to the University of of Fame. He was named first-team All-America in
Florida Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend are '91, recipient of the Toyota Leader of the Year Feeling isolated? Extra
three men with strong links to the Fredric G. Levin Award, and member of the GTE Academic All- stressors weighing you
College of Law. America and CFA Scholar-Athlete teams. He also down as exams loom?
The three, who will be honored at ceremonies was a member of Sigma Chi and Florida Blue Key, Resource Counselor
starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday (April 6) at the football served as Student Govemment vice president, and Heather Lancin is estab-
stadium's Touchdown Terrace, are Bruce on the University Athletic Association Board of lishing a support group for
Culpepper, J.D. '66; Mandell Glicksberg, J.D. Directors in 1991-92. students who wish to
share their experiences
'51, law school faculty member for more than 45 Mandell Glicksberg and concerns. For more
years; and third-year law school student Brad
Culpepper (UF B.A. '91), who plays in the Entered UF in 1945 and majored information, or for assis-
National Football League. in psychology. Entered law school in tance at any time, contact
1948 and eamed his B.A. from the Lancin at
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences lancin@law.ufl.edu,
Bruce Culpepper in 1949, at the end of his first year in Center for Career
Currently a shareholder and vice law school. Was a member of the Mandell Services.
president of the statewide law firm of Gator marching band, symphony Glicksberg
Akerman, Senterfitt and Eidson. orchestra and Pi Lambda Phi fratemity.
Former member of Florida Bar Board He served on the editorial board of Florida Law
of Govemors, a Florida Supreme Review, and was elected to UF's Honor Court and
Court appointee to The Florida Bar Bruce Florida Blue Key.
Foundation board, and a Board of Culpepper Glicksberg began practicing law in his home-
Trustee on the UF Law Center Association, Inc. He town of Miami Beach in 1951, and was called to
served as president of Gator Boosters, and chair- active duty with the Air Force in 1952. He went to
man of the UF President's Council. Judge Advocate General school at Maxwell Air
Culpepper was co-captain of the 1962 Gator Force Base, and was stationed at Eglin AFB in Fort
football team, a three-year letterman playing both Walton Beach.
linebacker and center, and member of the 1960 and He joined the UF law faculty in '53, unknow-
1962 Gator Bowl teams. His career at UF included ingly beginning a monumental 44-year career as an
serving as president of the Student Govemment, academician and educator. His honors include
and member of Florida Blue Key, Sigma Chi, Phi Florida Blue Key Distinguished Faculty Award,
Delta Phi Legal Fratemity, and Phi Alpha Theta Student Govemment Award of Instructor
Academic. Excellence, College of Law Teacher of the Year,
Bruce and his wife, Pep (UF '64), are the par- and recipient of Tradition of Excellence Award
ents of a daughter and two sons J. Bruce, '91 law from The Florida Bar's General Practice/Solo/
grad, and J. Brad II (below), another Hall of Fame Small Firm Section in 1997.
inductee this weekend. His contributions to UF athletics were equally
Brad Culpepper impressive. From 1965-1990, he was the Faculty
Athletics Representative to the NCAA and
Son of Bruce (above) and grand- .
Son of Bruce(aboe) ad gra- Southeastem Conference, Chairman of the
son of Broward Culpepper (UF '30
n of Broward Clpepper (F '0 Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics for the uni-
B.A., '37 M.A.E.). Brad played for
, M .A.. rd play d fo versity during the same 25 years, and served as a
the Minnesota Vikings in 1992 and .
-the Minneta V s in 12 and member, secretary and president of the University
1993; the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1991999, and r the hca Bra Athletic Association during 1962-1990. He also
from 1994-1999, and for the Chicago Brad
served as co-chairman of the Committee to
Bears in 2000. He was named to the Culpepper served as co-chairman of the Committee to
Integrate Women's Athletics into the Southeastern
All-Madden Team in '99. He was the first Gator to
Conference.
be honored with the Draddy Scholarship trophy, er n h fe oe o r
.Glicksberg and his wife, Joyce, also a UF grad-
presented to the nation's premier scholar-athlete by uat, hve three chien a fie grandcdr.
.uate, have three children and five grandchildren.
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Conference on
Legal & Policy
Issues in the Powell Helping Resolve European Union alleges that Argentina's imposi-
Americas International Trade Dispute tion of antidumping duties on exports of ceramic
Latin American experts Stephen J. Powell, director of floor tiles from Italy violates the WTO antidump-
from throughout the world the law school's intemational trade ing agreement negotiated by member nations.
will examine and debate programs, has become only the third Dumping is intemational price discrimination -
legal and policy issues at American in the six-year history of either selling below the cost of producing the item,
the Second Annual Legal the World Trade Organization to be or selling goods in an export market at a lower
& Policy Issues in the named to a panel formed to resolve price than the product is sold in the home market.
Americas, 2001: an itemational trade dispute. The panel's decision in this case is expected to be
Interational Litigation, Powell was appointed by the Powell issued this August.
Trade Negotiations, Geneva-based WTO to serve on a three-member WTO panels in cases initiated by the United
Financial Crimes & Legal panel hearing issues on a trade conflict between States have brought significant gains to Florida
Education, April 23, UF Argentina and Italy. Serving with Powell will be industries including opening markets for
Hotel and Conference Hugh McPhail, division director in New Zealand's Florida beef, citrus and high tech exports as
Center. Ministry of Commerce, and Giles Gauthier of the well as protecting intellectual property rights
Conference participants intemational trade policy division of Canada's (patents and copyrights) of Florida companies.
will include intemational Department of Finance.
attorneys, trade law spe- "Because these panel decisions are now effec-
cialists, Florida business tively binding on the litigants, WTO dispute settle-
leaders and key govern- ment has become a more frequent alternative to
ment and private sector arbitration or lawsuits to resolve intemational com-
representatives who are mercial disputes," said law school Interim Dean
interested in exploring the Jon Mills. "This is quite an honor for Steve and
future of Florida's rela- the law school. The WTO's stringent panel require-
tionships with Latin ments for trade expertise and legal credibility con-
America. Participants will firms our confidence in his abilities to head our
develop opportunities for international trade programs."
collaborations and identify Since formation in 1995 of the WTO, 68 panels
targeted issues for subse- have been convened to settle disputes. The two
quent conferences in this other Americans selected to serve on one or more
series. of these are WTO experts John H. Jackson of Facul ty Enrichment
The conference is Georgetown University Law Center and Robert E. By Editorial Assistant Christine Williams
jointly sponsored by the Hudec of the University of Minnesota Law School. University of Miami School of Law
law school and the Center Another Florida attorney with WTO connec- Professor Tony Alfieri (right, with Professor
for Intemational Business tions, James L. Bacchus, serves by appointment of Juan Perea) presented his work on "Race
Education and Resarch, the president and Congress as a founding member Prosecutors/Race Defenders" as part of the
the president and Congress asa founding member con- C ollege o a cu nr m
Warrington College of of the organization's appellate body referred to program March 23.
Business. as "the supreme court of world trade." Bacchus is More than five years ago, Afieri initiated a
Registration is managing partner of the Orlando office of the study of lawyers and ethics in cases involving
required. To request a Florida-based law firm Greenberg Traurig. racially motivated violence. The purpose, he
brochure, contact Fran Prior to joining the law school faculty in said, is to try to understand the nature and
Morton, 392.2237, January 2000, Powell served 17 years as chief meaning of racial identity, the sound and sub-
mortonf@law. ufl.edu. counsel for import administration, the federal stance of racialized narrative, and the form and
agency responsible for overseeing U.S. laws gov- ethical content of race-neutral representation for
eming unfairly traded imports. He teaches interna- both prosecutors and defense lawyers in the
tional trade to law and business students, and con- criminal justice system.
ducts seminars on practical trade subjects for "The project has focused on high-profile
criminal race cases drawn from contemporary
Florida attomeys and business executives. American legal history," Alfieri said.
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(Faculty briefs, continued) in Tallahassee, a required course for Mc Don al d
all first-time appellate judges. This isam d P
Faculty In The Spotlight the fourth year she has participated named PMI
* Professor Juan Perea has published as a faculty member. Finalist
"The New American Spanish War: l r Law student James
How the Courts and the Legislatures Professor William Page presented a Rambo McDonald is a finalist
are Aiding the Suppression of paper at a conference on antitrust for the 2001 Presidential
Languages Other Than English," in remedies at George Washington Management Intem
Language Ideologies Critical Perea University School of Law. His article (PMI)
Perspectives on the Official English "Who Suffered Antitrust Injury in the Program.
Movement (Roseann Duenas Gonzalez, ed., Microsoft Case?," co-authored with He is
2001). John Lopatka, will be published in Page one of
the George Washington Law Review. 622 PMI
* Professor Jerold Israel's Childress finalists
Lecture, "Free-Standing Due Process Interm Dean Jon Mills was quoted from
and Criminal Procedure: The in PR Newswire and the Orlando across
Supreme Court's Search for Sentinel Tribune in relation to court the coun- McDonald
.C e .J cases on NASCAR driver Dale try and ona
Interpretive Guidelines," will be fea- cases on NASCAR driver Dale y, and
tured in the Spring 2001 issue of the Israel Eamhardt's death. will now enter the high-
Saint Louis University Law Journal. He will Professor Lyrissa Lidsky was quot- ly competitive and
speak April 9 at the Florida Free Speech Forum ed by Cox News Service about a ntense appointment
on the first three guarantees of the fifth amend- legal matter involving defense inirocess. I's rei
San initial two-year
ment: grand jury review, prohibition against dou- attomey F. Lee Bailey. eete-erie
,. p g a Be *excepted-service
ble jeopardy, and the privilege against self- Lidsky
incrimination. (For reservations, call 335.3938.) The Legal Technology Institute and appointment, then are
Director Andrew Adkins were cited eligible for conversion
SProfessor Christopher Slobogin is in The Legal Intelligencer as a good to a permanent Federal
teaching a continuing education example of a legal technology web Govemment position
course this week on Psychological site. and further promotional
Issues in Criminal Cases, in British Adkins opportunities.
Columbia, Vancouver, under auspices The PMI Program
of the Forensic Board of Psychology. Slobogin was establshed to
attract to the Feberal
* University Librarian and Assistant Pinning Ceremony Thursday Service outstanding
Director for Collection Services Mae USPS employees will be honored Thursday individuals from a wide
Clark is one of only two academic (April 5) for their years of service at a "Service Pin variety of academic dis-
law librarians chosen to serve on a Ceremony," 3 p.m., lounge area outside Career ciplines who are inter-
AALL advisory committee for the Services. Honorees with a combined total of ested in a career in the
New Price Index for Legal Clark 105 years of service include Fran Morton, Jon analysys and mange-
Publications. The Index provides accurate pricing Martin, Marilyn Henderson, Betty Donaldson, ment of public policies
inoation f or consuers of lel infoation Ellen Robinson, Charlotte Porter, Patti and programs.
information for consumers of legal information. Williams and Willeane Nazworth. Please join us pg
Clark's selection was due to a paper she wrote on at the ceremony and help us congratulate these
the topic last year, "Back to the Future: employees.
Predicting Materials Costs by Analyzing Past
Expenditures." She also has been on the Support Staff Luncheon
American Library Association's Library A Support Staff Day Lunchon with Interim
Materials Price Index Committee, which reviews Dean Jon Mills will be held Wednesday, April 18,
similar issues. 11:30 a.m., outside the Bruton-Geer Faculty
SProfessor Teresa Rambo taught "Appellate Meeting Room. Support staff should RSVP to
Professor Teresa Rambo taught "Appellate
S. Julie Barnes (barnes@law.ufl.edu).
Opinion Writing" at the Florida Judicial College


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(Announcements, continued) Key Education Resources, 800 539.5363,
Support Your Medical Ethics Workshop www.Key.com/educate grad.
LEXIS Reps The S s H l LawLoans, 800.984.0190, www.Salliemae.com.
The Shands Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee
Support your favorite is hosting an Ethics Workshop Thursday, May 17. Regiter by Thursday for Minority
LEXIS rep during CGR Research Associate/Lecturer in Health Law &
"Prepare to Practice" Policy Barbara Noah is helping coordinate the Prosecutors Recruitment Job Fair
training, 10:20, 11:30 and event. Topics will include compliance with advance William R Cervone and his office, the State
12:40, April 17-24. directives, surrogate decision-making, and the con- Attomey's Office of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, will
Attendees at each rep's cept of medical futility. A limited number of law host the 2001 Minority Prosecutors Recruitment Job
"day" eam points for that students with an interest in medical ethics may Fair Friday, April 27, at the Alachua County Main
rep, who will receive a attend. For more information or to attend, see Noah Library ( 401 East University Avenue in
gift from LEXIS. Student (230 Bruton-Geer) as soon as possible. Gainesville). Events for the day include a continen-
prizes include t-shirts, tal breakfast at the Sweet Water Branch Inn,
highlighters, LEXIS- Exit Counseling for May Graduates keynote speakers, a panel discussion, a buffet lunch,
embossed Post-It Notes Federal regulations require all student loan bor- and pre-scheduled interviews for second- and third-
and free movie tickets, rowers to complete exit counselg prior to com- year law students, as well as recent graduates.
and attendees are entered mencement. You will not receive your diploma, Approximately 20 circuits representing over 65
in a drawing for $100. final transript, or other university services until counties will be in Gainesville to conduct inter-
The schedule: your exit counseling is completed. To conduct views.
April 17 Tammara your Stafford/Direct Loan Exit Counseling, log onto To participate, stop by Career Services to pick
Davy the ISIS web site (www.ISIS.ufl.edu), select up a registration form. The deadline for registration
April 18 Dawn Financial Information, and choose Federal Direct is Thursday (April 5).
Henrichon Loan Counseling (exit). Once you have completed
April 23 Jill Cisne December Graduates:
April 23 Jill Cisne the interview process, you must print and sign the
April 24 David signature page and retum it to the address listed for Should Ceremony Be Moved?
Pritchett. University Financial Services. Some students graduating in December have
Also, students who received Perkins and/or asked to move the graduation ceremony from
Training is highly Institutional Loan funds will be required to attend a Saturday, December 22, to Saturday, December 15.
recommended for summer specia exit interview in the University Financial Assuming the Center for Performing Arts is avail-
associates and anyone Services Office. Appointment times for these inter- able, the ceremony would be at 9 a.m. on the 15th.
who intends to work in views will be mailed to students at their current Student Affairs will place a survey form in the mes-
the legal field. Skills address as listed on ISIS. Failure to attend this ses- sage folder of each student graduating in the fall,
taught are advanced sion will prevent your diploma from being awarded. asking students to vote for one of the two dates.
research skills and cost For information: University Financial Services' Return the survey to Student Affairs by Friday,
effective research meth- Debt Management Department, 392.0738. April 13. If you are planning to walk in this cere-
ods. Seating is first- mony and don't receive a survey form, get one from
come, first-served. Bring Bar Exam Expense Loans Student Affairs.
LEXIS ID and Gatorlink
Are you making plans to take the Bar Exam and
password. wondering how to meet out-of-pocket expenses? Mandatory Fall Job Fair
There are private loan companies who will make Orientation Meeting
Bar Exam loans to students in their final year of law Job fairs are interviewing events, sponsored by
school. These can be used for a student's living groups of law schools, where employers are invited
expenses while studying for the Bar, Bar prep class- to one location to interview only students from the
es and other Bar-related expenses. You may borrow sponsoring law schools.
from as little as $500 to as much as $8,000. For To participate in any of the three major job fairs
information: Financial Aid Director Trish Varnes in that UF sponsors, you must attend the Mandatory
Student Affairs, trishvarnes@sfa. ufl.edu, Fall Job Fair Orientation Meeting Friday, April 13,
392.0421, or the lenders directly at: 12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. Job fairs to be dis-
Access Group, 800.282.1550, cussed at the meeting will be:
www.Accessgroup.org. (Announcements continue page 8)



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LEXIS
Fire Marshall-Mandated Sprinkler Installation Starts Training
AIiL LEXIS training
fire marshal-mandated sessions are April 9-13.
program is underway to install Check with your TA for
sprinklers in all UF buildings. scheduled times.
Installations in Bruton-Geer and
the west portion of Holland Hall
have begun, to be followed by
installations in east Holland Hall.
The year-long project will entail
some inconvenience for law school
faculty and staff, but should result
in a safer work environment when
completed.
Last Chance
As work is schedued, afeed April 10-12 is your
as work is scheduled, affected last chance for LEXIS
individuals will be contacted prior be mte,
individuals will be contacted p This temporary staging area south of Bruton-Geer is being used by Certfication this
to sprinklers being installed in a par- a contractor installing a law school sprinkler system. A similar semester.
ticular area. Bruton-Geer will be structure will be built west of Holland Hall. Intermediate
scheduled within the next two weeks,
and areas in Holland Hall within the wtTuesday, Wednesday and
A fenced supplies 'stockade,' similar to one Thursday at 10:20 a.m.
next three weeks to a month. recently built south of Bruton-Geer Hall, will be
Water pipes will be mounted throughout all built on the grassy area between Holland and the Tsda, ed
ceiling space. Sprinkler heads will be attached to he west There should Tuesday, Wednesday and
Orange parking lot west to the west. There should
the pipes at various intervals, according to the Fire be little, if any, impac on parking spaces, Thursday at 1:50 p.m.
Code, to provide a plentiful spray of water in the insalation empoyes wi park in he stockade or
event of a fire. Sprinkler heads will be heat-sensi- off site.
tive, and are designed to release water specifically The project is expected to take one year to
in areas where there is fire. Water will be in the comp
overhead pipes at all times, but the system is
designed to spray only when temperature sensors
detect fire. The area beneath any installation is to be

he Bton-Geer contractor is Heard covered by the contractor during his work, but
he Bruton-Geer contractor is Heard faculty and staff should remove "items of
Construction Co. of Merritt Island. Workers for personal value" while the work is being
the company will either be wearing T-shirts with
performed. These items include photos, posters,
the Heard Construction logo, or will carry cards and other decorative personal items, which would
identifying them as Heard workers. be difficult to replace. The company has a good
The Holland Hall installation project is being track record with few problems -bu acci-
managed by Advantage Fire Protection Systems. dents happen.
Workers from Advantage Fire Protection will be Faculty and staff will be expected to move out
seen in Holland Hall. Advantage Fire Protection of the work space under construction for the brief
workers also will usually wear a t-shirt with the pipes and connec
time it takes to install pipes and connect sprinkler
Advantage Fire Protection Company logo, and/or heads. There also may be noise from drills and
will carry a business card identifying them as a other machinery as passages are made for pipes
other machinery, as passages are made for pipes
company representative. through existing walls. (No welding is expected.)
Neither contractor will be doing installations Future updates will be featured in FlaLaw.
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN C OLLEGE OF LAW APRIL 2, 2001





Current and past For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
issues of FlaLaw April Labor & Employment Law Association -
(in full color), as 2 ABA/LSD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 296 HOL Seec Recetion 6:30 Facu
Divmng Room
well as other law Toastmasters Meeting, 5-6 p.m., 190B Intelectual Property and Technoogy
HOL 4 Intellectual Property and Technology
school materials, Law Association Meeting, 5:20 p.m.,
school materials, Leadership Training for Newly-Elected Cafeterociation Meeting 5:20 p
are posted each Officers, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting ri et
Room Faculty Enrichment Lunch, FSU
week at Professor J.B. Ruhl on "Agriculture Law
licatio3 Brown Bag Luncheon with Dean Mills and Policy," 11:30 a.m., Faculty Meeting
Publications 11:30 a.m., Cafeteria Room
on the College of Workplace Law Presentation, 6:30 p.m., ABA/LSD, 4:10 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
Faculty Meeting Room
Law Web site: Faculty Meeting Room Law School Democrats Meeting,
PAD Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 283 HOL Elections, 5:20-6:30 p.m., 290 HOL
www.law.ufl.edu. Brown Bag Lunch with the Dean, 11:30 5 Pinning Ceremony for USPS with 5, 10,
a.m., Bruton-Geer Cafeteria 15, 20, 25, 30 years of service, 3 p.m.,
JMBA Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL lounge outside Career Services.


(Announcements, continued) LAW Spring Brunch Saturday
FlaLaw is published (1) SEMJF (Southeastern Minority Job Fair) The Law Association for Women's 14th Annual
each week school is in Aug. 10-11, Atlanta. Mid-size and large firms Spring Brunch will be held Saturday (April 7),
session to inform and and govemmental organizations will interview 10:30 a.m., DoubleTree Hotel. Speakers will include
unite the law school participating students. This event is open to 2L's, Judge Phyllis Kotey, 8th Circuit; Ellie Wilkov, an
community. 3L's and recent experienced lawyer from the Public Defenders
commumty. 3L s and recent graduates. .
Office; and Cynthia Swanson, a partner in a
(2) SARC (South Atlantic Recruiting Conference) Ofc. .,, .a .
Stan Huguenin, Director (2) SARC (South Atanti Reruiting Conferene) woman-owned firm in Gainesville specializing in
of Communications. Sept. 7, Washington D.C. Employers from the family law. Everyone men and woen, students,
Editor: Debra Amirin, D.C. area, including govemmental agencies, will faculty and staff- is invited. There is no charge. A
Associate Director of interview students. SARC is open to 2L's, 3L's hot breakfast will be served. Reservations are
Communications. and recent graduates. required, since seating is limited. Contact Dawn
Christine Williams, (3) SELPC (Southeastern Law Placement Henrichon at dhenrich@ufl.edu if you are interested
Editonral Assistant. Consortium) Sept. 21-22, Atlanta. Mid-size in attending.

Deadline: 10 a.m. and large firms and govemmental agencies from
Tuesday for the next throughout the Southeast will be interviewing. Donate Books, Guides By Finals
week's newsletter. Last year, employers from as far away as Florida Law Review and BLSA are sponsoring a
E-mail news to California, Arizona and Texas participated. This used/out-of-print textbook and study aid drive to
flalaw@law. ufl.edu, event is open to 2L's and 3L's. benefit law students at the University of Liberia in
or bring a disk West Africa. The project is under the supervision of
(PC format, text in Final Days For Business Cards Federal Magistrate (and adjunct professor) William
WordPerfect or Word, The Duncan Fletcher Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Wagner. Collection boxes will be set up in the Law
including author's Legal Fratemity Intemational will sell business Review office and outside
name and contact cards to law students as a service on the the Student Organizations
information), to concourse Thursday (April 5), and April 12 and 19. Office. Students are encour-
Communications, 288 For information: Michael Diggs, serion@ufl.edu. aged to bring in two text-
books/study aids a month
Holland Hall. (Submit
ne f t sudent Pro Bono Banquet until the last day of finals.
news for the student
news leer, The D ket, The Pro Bono Banquet for 2000-2001 is April For information: BLSA,
newsletter, The Docket, .
t i D a r 12, 11:30 a.m., Faculty Dining Room. If you have blsa@grove.ufl.edu.
to John Marshall Bar
completed 35 hours of pro bono work, not yet
Association.) .
) received your certificate, and tumed in all of your
paperwork, you will be invited.
FlaLaw

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